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Housing policies in Glasgow since 1880

Michael Pacione

Housing policies in Glasgow since 1880

by Michael Pacione

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Published in 1979 .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Offprint from Geographical Review, v.69, no.1, Jan. 1979.

StatementMichael Pacione.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 394-412
Number of Pages412
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19595988M

The University of Glasgow is a registered Scottish charity: Registration Number SC Accommodation Services. Contact us; Legal. Accessibility statement; Freedom of informatio. Glasgow is a city in Scotland, UK. It currently has around , people living within the city limits and million people in the Metro area. The city of Glasgow contains the highest concentration of tower blocks in the UK - examples include the Hutchesontown estate in the Gorbals, the ten storey blocks in Sighthill, and the famous Red Road flats in Balornock - the tallest social.

advancement of the profession. Perhaps we can hope for another book from Lindsay’s authoritative pen. Or should we wait for the television series? Malcolm Nicolson Centre for the History of Medicine, University of Glasgow Impaled Upon a Thistle: Scotland since By Ewen A. Cameron. Pp. xiv+ ISBN: (hbk); (pbk).   This year marks years since a landmark piece of legislation was introduced in Glasgow and the UK - council housing. The Housing Act of , known as the Addison Act due to health and housing.

  This book contains their stories, along with a critical analysis of the Corporation of Glasgow’s council housing policy. Thus it offers the comprehensive sociology of such housing which has been missing to date, and is important in that five of the six schemes I studied have already been demolished, and their story nearly lost.   Dr Richard Drayton is a senior lecturer in imperial and extra-European history since at Cambridge University. His book The Caribbean and the .


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Housing policies in Glasgow since 1880 by Michael Pacione Download PDF EPUB FB2

Pacione, Michael ‘Housing Policies in Glasgow since ’ Geographical Review Vol. 69 No.1 (Copy in Mitchell Library Glasgow ref GC f PAC H) Pacione, M., Glasgow, The Socio-Spatial Development of the City,(Chichester, ). Smith, John G and Mitchell, John O ‘The Old Country Houses of the Old Glasgow Gentry’ 2nd ed )Country: Scotland.

Appendices: public and private sector housing completions, since ; principal Scottish housing legislation since ; the crisis of Scottish housing beforeRichard Rodger; rent strikes and independent labour - the re-making of class politics?, g; national policies and local tensions; state housing and the Great war, m.

The policy of tenement demolition is now considered to have been short-sighted, wasteful and largely unsuccessful. Many of Glasgow's worst tenements in areas such as Govan and Springburn were refurbished into desirable accommodation in the s and s and the policy of demolition is considered to have destroyed many fine examples of a "universally admired architectural style".

Over the past two years the debate on Glasgow's housing policies has taken on a new urgency. Glasgow's population has already fallen by well over quarter of a million since and the city is still losing ab of its citizens every year.

The main battles on housing policy have been fought within the Labour Party. Housing policies for Scotland: changes and challenges Authors Since then, the Scottish housing share has fallen back to per cent (by ), as the English share has expanded.

In the budget forprofit sector and this is most evident in Glasgow. In consequence, Scottish housing policy File Size: KB. Public health - Public health - National developments in the 18th and 19th centuries: Nineteenth-century movements to improve sanitation occurred simultaneously in several European countries and were built upon foundations laid in the period between and From about the population of Europe increased rapidly, and with this increase came a heightened awareness of the large numbers.

Glasgow has the highest concentration of residential flats in the UK and, sincea quarter of the city’s high-rise housing has been demolished. Councillors, officials and local media. Housing Due to the current outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID) some of our services have been affected.

For further advice and guidance please read our Information for Service Users. All Scottish Government policies, publications, consultations and news relating to housing.

HOUSING PROBLEMS The housing problem stemmed from the mass influx of migrants to urban areas searching for work. Arriving in the first half of the 19th century in unprecedented numbers, the migrants swelled the population of the industrial towns of Scotland.

Glasgow's population increased f toin the. Many criticisms have been levelled at Glasgow’s post-war housing strategies and de/re-densification plans, a lack of specificity in state or city policy and regulations on where new housing or other developments should be located; “ Housing Policies in Glasgow Since ”.

Introduction. Alcohol is a significant and growing problem in Scotland. Alcohol-related death rates in – for males and females in Scotland were around double the rate for the UK as a whole (Office for National Statistics, ).Cirrhosis mortality rates in Scotland are now among the highest in western Europe (Leon and Mccambridge, ).At a local level, Glasgow City had the.

Report Books - these record ships entering and leaving the Clyde (both Glasgow and Greenock),but do not include passengers' names Clyde Bill of Entry - local newspaper, listing arrivals and departures of ships for the Clyde, with details of cargo, etc., So far, this book has indicated how the driver of Glasgow’s council housing policy was ‘scheming’.

In a city whose population growth was so explosive, it faced an enormous problem in how to manage the supply of housing. It did this by deploying moralistic criteria to allocate council housing so that the ‘deserving’ got the best, and.

Find out more about the MSc Housing Studies in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Glasgow, UK., The Housing Studies programme at the University of Glasgow provides students with an insight into the development of housing systems, policies and practices, as well as a framework for discussing the development, financing and management of housing.

Valerie Wright is currently a research associate on the Leverhulme funded project ‘Housing, Everyday Life and Wellbeing over the long term: Glasgow ’ at the University of Glasgow.

Her research interests include the role of gender in shaping debates concerning housing conditions in. GLASGOW’S LOCAL HOUSING STRATEGY - 22 HOUSING CHANGE TIMELINE 1 GLASGOW’S LOCAL HOUSING STRATEGY - 22 HOUSING CHANGE by Glasgow City Council since the s have sought to set out ways in which the city can conserve and.

Glasgow was an exceptional city in the 19th century. It was a place of contrasts, with the spectacularly rich living side-by-side with some of the poorest in Britain.

Life in the city could be dangerous and uncertain: conflicts existed, often between the most disadvantaged of inner-city migrants. But it was also exciting, full of opportunity. 41 rd meeting of the corporation, 10 Nov. Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies (HALS) CNT/ST/1/1/1, minute book Gas and electric providers tried to outbid each other with special tariffs for councils; see, e.g., Crowther to Lee, 9 Aug.SA, CA87/2, housing generally, Jan.

–Dec. Regions Scotland’s forgotten Christmas cholera outbreak The day before Christmas Eve was one set to go down in history as the day the Second Cholera Pandemic first and fatally touched Scotland.

But co-living isn’t just a product of our current housing crisis or tolerance for club music before 7 a.m. There’s a long history of housing arrangements that served as de facto social.Reflecting this, the supply of affordable housing is at the heart of current housing policy, and the Scottish Government recognises the need for more homes to be delivered across all tenures, including the social rented sector.

This task is a substantial one. Housing associations and local councils offer an alternative to renting from a private landlord. Anyone over the age of 16 has the right to apply. Anyone over the age of 16 has the right to apply. When you apply, your housing needs will be checked and your application will be held on a housing .